Brits Are Weird


Day’s Verse:

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award me on that day.”

2 Timothy 4:7-8



They drive cars the size of jellybeans.

They drive on the opposite side of the road.

Their newspapers are all written like American tabloids.

They all wear black coats.

They calmly accept paying to be sealed in metal projectiles and hurled around rapidly underground.

They eat either cucumbers or watercress on their sandwiches.

They calmly charge ?40 per night for a room little bigger than the bed it contains.

They have a museum full of portraits.

They charge money to use public toilets.

Water isn’t free in restaurants.

They have video cameras watching you everywhere, and I’m not kidding.

Elevators are called lifts, the subway is called the tube, and an underground walkway is a subway.

They have a glass bathroom in front of a museum.

They smoke cigarettes from packs that are covered with anti-smoking warnings (“Smoking will kill you and is harmful to others. Please seek help to quit smoking.”) – and they all seem to smoke!

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